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Licensed Practical Nurse PRN Premium Our Lady of Angels

Company: Our Lady of the Lake RMC
Location: Bogalusa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse PRN Our Lady of Angels Bogalusa, La The Licensed Practical Nurse provides basic therapeutic nursing care according to established standards of practice under the direction and supervision of the RN. - Provides care to those patients and caregivers whose care requirements are routine and standardized with predictable outcomes. - Assists the RN and healthcare team to achieve desired patient outcomes. - Relies on education, training and established guidelines to complete responsibilities. - Initially requires instruction and guidance to accomplish job which should develop into working under general supervision. Direct patient care is provided utilizing the nursing process under the direction and supervision of the RN at all times. Diagnostic test results are reviewed and abnormal results and changes in patient condition are reported to the RN, physician and appropriate healthcare team members immediately. Prescribed medications, therapies and treatments are administered in accordance with practical nursing standards at all times. Patient medical records, notes and physician orders are accurately reviewed and maintained; All patient care activities are accurately documented in accordance with documentation standards at all times. Components of the plan of care within the LPN scope of practice and competency are implemented to promote desired outcomes at all times. Assistance is provided with discharge planning and carrying out the patients teaching plan under the direction of the RN at all times. The environment to promote patient and healthcare team safety is evaluated and maintained at all times. Compassionate basic nursing care is provided while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality at all times The execution patient's plan of care is effectively collaborated with the supervising RN at all times. Physicians, RNs and health care team members are effectively assisted with data collection, assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patient and families care to achieve desired outcomes. As an advocate for the patient, supports the patient's psychological, ethical, spiritual and cultural needs by collaborating with the RN and healthcare team. Healthcare team members are sought out to serve as a resource to increase practice knowledge. Active participation on unit teams, work groups and/ or committees is provided as requested; anticipates needs and voluntarily assists others. Outcomes of the team/committees' work are supported and put into practice; keeps informed of Unit initiatives. Assistance is provided with the orientation of new employees under the supervision of the RN as requested Education Graduate of Accredited LPN program High School Licensure Graduate of Accredited LPN program American Heart Association BLS Skills Proficient in English, verbal and written communication skills and computer skills #CB LPN, LVN, LPN, Nurse -

Keywords: Our Lady of the Lake RMC, New Orleans , Licensed Practical Nurse PRN Premium Our Lady of Angels, Healthcare , Bogalusa, Louisiana

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